Since most of the news about goats this week is bad – they are either evil killers or destroying America – let’s begin with something cute and cuddly and nice that Rene sent in. These photos were taken at Brookdale Farms in Hollis, NH. Imagine cute cuddly music playing in the background. Let’s celebrate these caprine creatures before we cower in fear of them, shall we?
And now on to the nastiness that has taken over this country of late.
One nasty goat in Olympic National Park in Washington actually killed a guy, did you hear about this? (Many people sent this in, too many to count and thank, actually.) An aggressive mountain goat gored a man and then stared down anybody who tried to help him. ACK!
(Image from Buzzfeed. Thanks, Thomas!)
In other news, it’s festival season in Nepal, India, and as we learn from Brian Smith in his blog, Mr. Smith goes to Kathmandu, “it’s not a good time to be a goat in Nepal” right now.
Did you catch Stephen Colbert’s story last week about how goats are destroying America because they are taking jobs away from landscapers? Goat haters also complained that goats leave little things behind too, making for messy clean-up. I tried to tell the lovely people over at Comedy Central that Nanny Goats in Panties was the perfect solution to keep those goat berries at bay, but they have yet to respond with an exclusive interview. Here’s the video…
|The Colbert Report||Mon – Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c|
|People Destroying America- Goats Steal Landscaping Jobs|
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